When the water heater is drained, disconnect the hose from the drain valve. They will arrange for prompt, quality installation by Sears authorized contractors. This manual is in non-technical language. The option to print the manual has also been provided, and you can use it by clicking the link above - Print the manual. It is very important that the meaning of each safety message is understood by you and others who install, use or service this water heater. Add a comment for more help.
Water heated to a temperature which will satisfy space heating, clothes washing, dish washing, and other sanitizing needs can scald and permanently injure you upon contact Some people are more likely to be permanent- ly injured by hot water than others. The material shall be of one continuous length without a splice or joint. Your water heater may have a check valve installed in the water line or a water meter with a check valve. Try this first with the reset button. The terminal cover can now be removed from the thermostat. Thermal expansion tanks are available from Sears stores and through the Sears Service Centers. Failure to install and maintain a new properly listed temperature- pressure relief valve will release the manufacturer from any claim which might result from excessive temperature or pressure.
Put pipe dope or teflon tape on the threads and replace. Summary of the content on the page No. Replacement of a depleted anode rod can extend the life of your water heater. Leakage from other appliances, water lines, or ground seepage should also be checked. To remo Summary of the content on the page No. Place the new element gasket on the thread side ofthe cleaned or new element and screw into tank, securingtightly using an element wrench. If you don't follow the safety rules, the water heater will not operate properly.
Open the cold water supply valve to the water heater. The upper thermostat is factory set at its lowest position which approximates 120°F Hot and is adjustable if a different water temperature is desired. However, if it is adjusted above the factory set point of 120°F 49°C , it is recommended that it not be set higher than the lower thermostat setting. To insure complete filling of the tank, allow air to exit by opening the nearest hot water faucet. This odor is derived from hydrogen sulfide gas dissolved in the water.
Read all warnings in this manual and on intended to produce hot water. Certain water conditions will cause a reaction between this rod and the water. Be certain that no contact is made with any live electrical part. You must obey local codes and electric company requirements when you install this wiring. Reconnect the two wires to the element and then check to make sure the thermostat remains firmly against the surface of the tank. Clean the area around the element opening. Do not connect tubing directly to discharge drain unless a 6 inch air gap is provided.
You may or may not need all of these material, depending on your type of installation. Replace terminal cover on the thermostat, making sure the notch is in place over the tab. The burner Turn offthe gas to the water heater at the manual may be cleaned with soft paint brush Figure 26. It must remain looped and now be placed as shown on top of the buss bar, over the opening of terminal 2, and secured using the remaining screw. The valve must be marked with a maximum set pressure not to exceed the marked hydrostatic working pressure of the water heater 150 Ibs. The model number of the water heater will be found on the model rating plate located near the access panel. Element Gasket 9000308 9000308 9000308 9000308 9000308 23- Model Rating Plate t 0270182 0270182 0270182 0270182 0270182 24.
To prevent damage to the tank and heating element, the tank must be filled with water. If it is neces- other end in a floor drain or outdoors. Close the water heater drain valve by turning the handle to the right clockwise. Feb 02, 2009 Most electric water heaters have two elements. Place the new thermostat in the bracket making sure it fits firmly against the tank. Anode Rod Inspection The anode rod is used to protect the tank from corrosion.
Summary of the content on the page No. Chemical vaporcorrosion oftheflueandventsystem may Breathing Hazard - Carbon Monoxide Gas occur if airforcombustion contains certain chemical vapors. Use wire nuts and connect the power supply wiring to the wires inside the water heater's junction. It is recommended that the dial be set lower when- ever possible. Whenever the water heater is filled with cold water, some a sulfate reducing bacteria within the water heater.
To prevent bodily injury, hazard to life, or property damage, the relief valve must be allowed to discharge water in quantities should circumstances demand. The drain valve is on the lower front of the water heater. Facts to Consider About The Convertible Lower Element The Upper Element if a double element model , is a conven- tional 3800 watt element which only operates at its rated wattage on 240 volts. To start viewing the user manual Kenmore Power Miser 12 153. Place element into opening and tighten securely. Never leave a child or handicapped person unattended in a bathtub or shower.
Reconnect the two wires to the element and then check to make sure the thermostat remains firmly against the surface of the tank. If you want to quickly view the content of pages found on the following pages of the manual, you can use them. See instructions for correct installation proce- dures. To prevent damage to the tank and heating element, the tank must be filled with water. Be certain that no contact is made with any live electrical part The discharge opening must not be blocked or reduced in size under any circumstances.